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Sporting Clube de Portugal; SCP; Sporting CP; Sporting; Sporting Lisbon; world's sixth-largest club in terms of club members; Big Three football clubs in Portugal; Nicknamed Leões; Lions; Verde e Brancos; Green and Whites;. Club's anthem; A Marcha do Sporting; Sporting's March; Rivals S.L. Benfica and FC Porto; one of the most successful Portuguese football club; Portuguese competitions; International title; Cup Winners' Cup; Primeira Liga titles; Portuguese Cups; Taça de Portugal; Championships of Portugal; Portuguese Super Cup titles; Sporting's football youth academy; Paulo Futre; Simão Sabrosa; Nani; Ricardo Quaresma; Ballon d'Or; Cristiano Ronaldo; Luís Figo; UEFA club rankings; Héctor Yazalde; Yazalde; UEFA's European Golden Shoe; stadium, Alvalade XXI; Estádio José Alvalade; UEFA Euro 2004 championship; Manchester United; Domestic competitions; Primeira Liga; Portuguese Cup; Portuguese Super Cup; Championship of Portugal; European competitions; European Cup Winners' Cup.

Sporting Clube de Portugal, SCP or Sporting CP is a sports club based in Lisbon, Portugal, that is best known for its football team. The club is referred to simply as Sporting in Portuguese-speaking countries; in English-speaking countries it is often named as Sporting Lisbon.
Sporting is the world’s sixth-largest club in terms of club members and one of the “Três Grandes” (Big Three) football clubs in Portugal. They are nicknamed Leões (Lions) and Verde e Brancos (Green and Whites). The club’s anthem is “A Marcha do Sporting” (Sporting’s March).
Rivals S.L. Benfica and FC Porto, Sporting is one of the most successful Portuguese football club, with 50 titles in all the Portuguese competitions and one international title, the 1963–64 European Cup Winners’ Cup. Domestically, they have won 18 Primeira Liga titles, 16 Portuguese Cups (Taça de Portugal), four Championships of Portugal (a record tied with Porto) and eight Portuguese Super Cup titles.
Sporting’s football youth academy system has developed players such as Paulo Futre, Simão Sabrosa, Nani, Ricardo Quaresma, and Ballon d’Or recipients Cristiano Ronaldo and Luís Figo. Sporting are currently ranked 52nd in UEFA club rankings.
Héctor Yazalde, Sporting Clube de Portugal player. In 1974 Yazalde was awarded the UEFA’s European Golden Shoe.
In Lisbon, the new stadium, Alvalade XXI, (“Estádio José Alvalade”), was built for the UEFA Euro 2004 championship.
Domestic competitions; Primeira Liga; Portuguese Cup; Portuguese Super Cup; Championship of Portugal; European competitions; European Cup Winners’ Cup

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